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February 02, 2006


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Damin J. Toell, Esq.

A scrivener is a scribe, no? I recall the concept of errors being chalked up to "scrivener's error."

Paul S. Shemin

Perhaps a scribe is a scrivener or vice-versa; but I think a scrivener pertains more to dudes who specifically drew up legal documents, as opposed to those who generally scribed things. Perhaps scriveners were precursors to lawyers -- once they started keeping copies of what they wrote and realized they had the forms!


Scriveners are copyists. They don't apply the law, give advice, or represent clients. At least they shouldn't...

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